You can apply for discretionary leave outside the immigration rules if your circumstances are exceptional, compelling and compassionate for the Home Office to exercise discretion in your favour. Some applicants may be able to meet such high threshold through strong arguments involving best interests of any children of the applicant.

An application for Discretionary Leave outside the Immigration Rules is made online using form FLR (HRO). If application for Discretionary Leave is successful, you will be granted an initial leave to remain for 30 months under the 10 years route to settlement.

Specialist Discretionary Leave Solicitors

Our expert team of spouse visa solicitors in LondonManchester and Birmingham specialise in applications for discretionary leave outside the Immigration Rules. Our specialist discretionary leave solicitors have successfully helped thousands of clients with their applications for discretionary leave. Our best team of discretionary leave solicitors can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee immigration services concerning your application for discretionary leave. Ask a question to our expert discretionary leave solicitors for free immigration advice or submit an online request to book an appointment for detailed legal advice for your application for discretionary leave outside the Immigration Rules.

How Can We Help?

We can represent you in your application for discretionary leave to remain outside the rules based on compelling and compassionate circumstances, and carry out all the work on your discretionary leave application. The immigration casework to be carried out by our discretionary leave solicitors will entail the following:

  • Assessing your eligibility for discretionary leave by considering all your personal circumstances;
  • Advising you on the weaknesses and strengths of your discretionary leave application;
  • Advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of your discretionary leave application;
  • Assessing your documents and advising you on the same;
  • Completing and submitting the online application form FLR(HRO) to apply for discretionary leave;
  • Helping you with paying the application fee and the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) for the discretionary leave application;
  • Booking your appointment with the UKVCAS application centre for verification of documents and enrolment of biometrics;
  • Where necessary, preparing a detailed witness statement of the applicant and/or the sponsor explaining the compelling and compassionate circumstances of the Applicant;
  • Preparing a detailed cover letter to introduce and support your discretionary leave application;
  • Uploading online all the relevant supporting documents before you attend your appointment for enrolment of your biometrics;
  • Liaising with the Home Office UKVI for a timely decision on your discretionary leave application.

Our Fixed Fee For Discretionary Leave Application

Unless your matter is extremely complicated, our fixed fees for discretionary leave application are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Our Fee
Full service for an initial application for discretionary leave to  cover all the work until decision by the Home Office UKVI From £1,500 + VAT To £3,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for discretionary leave application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for the application.

Book An Appointment With Our Immigration Team

You can choose to book an appointment with one of the following immigration solicitors and lawyers depending on the type of your UK visa and immigration matter:

Mr Arshad Mahmood (Managing Director / Solicitor)

Areas of Expertise

Work Visas | Sponsor Licence | Student Visa | Dependants Of Work Visa Holders | BNO Visa | Applications For Adopted Children | Applications For Surrogate Children

Mr Amir Naviwala (Director / Solicitor)

Areas of Expertise

Family Visa | EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) Applications | Long Residence Applications | Private Life Applications | Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Applications | Naturalisation Applications | Visitor Visas

Ms. Latrece Hunnygen-Peart (Immigration Solicitor)

Areas of Expertise

Skilled Worker Visa | Sponsor Licence | Dependants Of Work Visa Holders | BNO Visa | Family Visas | Naturalisation As A British Citizen | Domestic Worker Visa | Long Residence Applications | Private Life Applications | Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Applications

Ms. Nargis Khodadady (Immigration Solicitor)

Areas of Expertise

Skilled Worker Visa | Sponsor Licence | Dependants Of Work Visa Holders | Family Visas | Private Life Applications | Long Residence Applications | Naturalisation As A British Citizen

Yogita Sharma (Immigration Solicitor)

Areas of Expertise

Skilled Worker Visa | Sponsor Licence | Dependants Of Work Visa Holders | Family Visas | Private Life Applications | Long Residence Applications | Naturalisation As A British Citizen

Mr Abdul Mutee (Immigration Solicitor)

Areas of Expertise

Compensation For Unlawful Immigration Detention

Mr Muhammad Usman Rasheed (Senior Immigration Caseworker)

Areas of Expertise

Skilled Worker Visa | Dependants Of Work Visa Holders | Family Visa | Long Residence Applications | Private Life Applications | Naturalisation Applications | Visitor Visas

Book An Appointment With Our Divorce & Family Law Solicitors

Ms. Angelica Manu (Divorce & Family Law Solicitor)

Ms. Yogita Sharma (Divorce & Family Law Solicitor)

Mr Arshad Mahmood (Divorce & Family Law Solicitor)

Miss Julia Francis-Owusuasefa (Divorce & Family Law Caseworker)

Our Team Of Leading Immigration Lawyers

As specialist immigration lawyers, we pride in having one of the best team of specialist immigration solicitors and lawyers with wealth of knowledge and experience to deal with all types of UK immigration matters. Our top rated immigration lawyers have successfully helped thousands of clients with all types of UK immigration applications, appeals, Administrative Review, Pre-Action Protocol (PAP) and Judicial Review (JR).

Following are the leading immigration lawyers and solicitors in our team of immigration lawyers:

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